Lucy Thomas appointed Chief Financial and Operating Officer at Bauer
Sky’s Group Chief Data Officer Lucy Thomas is joining Bauer as its new Chief Financial and Operating Officer.
Bauer says Lucy will drive the transformation of the Group’s audio business to capitalise on the opportunities ahead across the nine countries it operates in.
Lucy, who will join Bauer on 1 May 2023, has been with Sky since 2000 progressing through a range of Commercial Finance Director and MD roles before she became Group Chief Data Officer in 2019. In her new role she will be reporting into Anna Sedgley, CFO Bauer Media Group, and Richard Dawkins, President of the Audio Business Area.
Richard Dawkins comments: “Lucy is a perfect match as she has extensive experience across finance, commercial and data roles and is highly knowledgeable about media and technology.
“This broad skillset will give a further edge to our audio strategy. I look forward to working with her to deliver our roadmap for the future.”
Anna Sedgley adds: “I first worked with Lucy in 2000 and I could not be more excited to be working with her again. Lucy is very experienced in implementing transformation and has a passion for building and motivating high performing and diverse teams.”
Commenting on the appointment, Lucy Thomas says: “I am thrilled to be joining Bauer Media Audio as they continue to deliver their successful growth strategy. With a broad range of brands, scale across Europe and a vibrant culture, I am looking forward to being part of its exciting future.”